8 Tips for Reducing Heart Disease Risk + Mexican Rice Soup

8 Tips for Reducing Heart Disease Risk + Mexican Rice Soup

Many people know heart disease is the #1 killer of Americans. But did you know only a small percentage of heart diseases are contributed genetic causes? The percentage is probably smaller than you think. Learn what percent is related to genetic causes, eight tips to reduce your risk of heart disease, and a delicious recipe!

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Iron in the Plant-Based Diet

Iron in the Plant-Based Diet

Protein, iron, and calcium. When one eats a plant-based diet, these are the common nutrients many question, "But how do you get your ______?"

Today on the blog, I discuss iron and why those who focus on a whole-food, plant-based diet are actually NOT at risk for iron deficiency, yet also have REDUCED risk for heart disease, diabetes, stroke, metabolic syndrome, and cancers.

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But, where do you get your protein?

But, where do you get your protein?

When people find out you don't eat meat they don't question too much. But when you tell people you don't eat meat, dairy, eggs, or other animal products the first questions is, "But, how do you get your protein?" Today's blog discusses why plants should be the main focus of one's diet and what plant-based foods contain protein. You might be shocked which foods do! Did someone say vegetables?

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